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Originally from Rizhao, Zhao Hao is a Chinese writer, director graduated from Tisch School of the Arts, NYU and a BIFF Asian Film Academy directing fellow. His short film Fang ke (An Invitation) was presented at the 60th Cannes Critics’ Week in 2021. Yi Shi Yi Ke (Now. Here), his latest short, premiered at Berlinale in 2023. Zhao is currently developing his first feature Qing Shui Luo Da Yu (If I See a Rainbow) at the Résidence of the Festival de Cannes. The project has received support from the IFFR Hubert Bals Fund for script development and is a selected project of the 9th Next Step at Cannes Critics’ Week, where it won the residency award of Le Moulin d’Andé.

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